What it was like attending a university with a prof who touted racist 'pseudo-science' - 2020-07-15

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F182.png What it was like attending a university with a prof who touted racist 'pseudo-science' July 15, 2020, CBC Radio

When Geraldine Moriba attended Western University in the '80s, she says she was constantly asked to engage in "humiliating and dehumanizing" debates about her own intelligence as a Black woman.

That's because when she was a student, J. Philippe Rushton was a professor. The notorious psychologist used his classroom and position to promote his research linking intelligence to race. His widely debunked assertions that white people are more intelligent than Black people are foundational to modern white supremacist ideology.

He remained a faculty member at the London, Ont., university until his death in 2012.

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